Kick off for Kampala International FICTS Festival on September 8

8 Sep 2022

The 16th edition of the “Kampala International FICTS Festival” will be held in Uganda on September 8th – 9th, 2022

The Festival is organized – in the framework of the “World FICTS Challenge” – by FICTS Uganda, chaired by Dean Kibirige.

 in collaboration with UBC – Uganda Broadcasting Corporation and the National Council of Sports. FICTS Uganda aims to spread the knowledge and diffusion of sport movies and videos that, in different languages and different languages and different production forms, contribute to the development of the artistic and cultural tendencies in the TV Word and movies. The Festival is open to all television, movie and new media productions dealing with sports, or having sport in all its different expressions and manifestations as their main subject. The African continent has made long strides, through this event dedicated to cinema and sports television, permitting the diffusion of cultural and sporting values ​​underlying the FICTS statute.

The Opening Ceremony, the Closing Ceremony, Projections and meetings will take place at the “Tal Cottage” Rubaga. A greetings video message from the FICTS President Prof. Franco Ascani

Entries are from over 27 Countries: Uganda, Czech Republic, USA, Italy, Austria, France, P.R. of China, UK, Norway, Finland, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Japan, Belgium, Mexico, Iran, Germany, Israel, Sweden, Lithuania, Pakistan, Netherlands, Ukraine, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Greece.

A special moment will be dedicated to the memory of Dr. Andrew Luwandagga, founder of the Kampala Festival as well FICTS V. President with the creation of the “APL Mentorship Award” which will be given, to the most Outstanding Person or Institution that has contributed greatly to the development of sport locally and on the international scene like the late Andrew Patrick Luwandagga.

The exhibition will exhibit sports productions from Sports Africa, YMCA University and KIU.

The Opening ceremony will be graced by the President of Gymnastic Association of UgandaMs. Harriet Aya and our local partner and sponsor – My George Musaanya owner of County Oven

Closing Ceremony by the Resident City Commissioner Kampala – Ms Amina Lukanga.